David Leavitt, JD will touch on the legal environment in elder abuse in the Utah County area.
About David O. Leavitt, Utah County Attorney
David Leavitt was elected as the Utah County Attorney in November of 2018. He is the 23rd Utah County Attorney. Since 1991, David Leavitt immersed himself in the law. He spent 22 of his 27 years in law practice advising governments of all levels.
He brings a variety of experiences to the office. Most recently he privately practiced and also operated the Leavitt Institute playing a significant role in improving legal systems, fighting corruption and fostering integrity and leadership in Ukraine, Moldova, and the Czech Republic. He’s acted as advisor to the National Institute of Justice for Moldova (2014-2018), advisor to the Supreme Court of Ukraine (2001-2009).
In addition to supporting and fostering justice abroad, Mr. Leavitt served as a Board Member of the Utah Prosecution Council (1997-2001) training and supporting Utah’s prosecutors. As a board member of the Statewide Association of Prosecutors (SWAP) he advised the Legislature on changes in the Utah Criminal Code (1995-2003).
He is experienced in criminal and civil practice having served as the Juab County Attorney (1995-2003), and as a City Attorney in Nephi and Fillmore.
He graduated from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University in 1991. He graduated in English in 1988 from Brigham Young University.
David grew up in Cedar City, Utah. He is married to Chelom Eastwood Leavitt and they have 5 daughters, 3 sons, and 1 grandchild.
David O Leavitt, JD
Utah County Attorney